Ella Ratcliffe was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas and has been dancing for 13 years. During those years, she trained at the Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts and she is currently a fourth-year dance major at I.M. Terrell Academy for STEM and VPA. Ella has been a member of the Terrell Dance Ensemble for three years now, where she has worked with artists from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Alabama Ballet, B. Moore Dance and much more. Along with her training in ballet, pointe, modern, contemporary, jazz, musical theater, and hip hop, Ella has a passion for choreography. Her piece, “Frantic As We Run” was selected out of hundreds to be performed at the National High School Dance Festival at Point Park University. Ella is thrilled to share her love for dance while assisting and dancing at Studio of MoveMINT and she is grateful to be in an environment where everyone is so devoted to their craft.